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preventative care for 105 million cares. free preventive care. obama care provides health services to americans including free immunizations for children. free cancer screenings. free mammograms. what is your plan that would allow these folk, 105 million americans, to keep those benefits? >> first of all, there is nothing for free. you've got to pay for it. more people will lose their insurance under obama care. the republican plan is we have a choice. more choices not less. obama care narrows your choices. for competition, selling insurance across state line and above all, we're for driving premiums now. under obama care, the premiums are even higher. yonlt see any way obama care can work. >> let me turn to another subject. loans. last march, you took to the senate floor for 13 hours to filibuster a nomination because of your opposition to the military use of drones to attack u.s. citizens. this week as i'm sure you know, the head, we're looking at a picture of the drone right there, of amazon, announced they have plans, maybe five years down the road, that loans would come, pick up a package.
Dec 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> that's irrelevant. it doesn't match what obama care has said that you need as in the pool to keep a fiscally sustainable number. >> i think there is going to be a sustainable number and the other thing you need to keep in mind is that the 18 to 34, a going to be on their parents plan. up to age 26. and so, you're concentrated in a group of 26 to 34-year-olds and that i think is where you need to get them to purchase with their own money and that, i do think is a group that you're going to be able to get. let me just say one other thing. there are three reasons i think people in that age group are going to sign up. first, you have a penalty. now, everyone talks about $95, but the fact is, it's 1% of income, which for most people is going to be more than $95. second, you have subsidies for many of these people that is going to make the price look and be very low. if you're a 30-year-old in california, you can get a silver plan and you make about 150% of the poverty line, get a silver plan for $50 a month. third, given the preventive services and other things, that premium is somethi